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  • C. shared from a Personal Document
    The art of cranking a car is one that is not given to all men. Some of our greatest and wisest stand helpless before the task.
  • C. shared from The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
    It would seem to be an inexorable law of Nature that no man shall shine at both ends. If he has a high forehead and a thirst for wisdom, his fox-trotting (if any) shall be as the staggerings of the drunken; while, if he is a good dancer, he is nearly always petrified from the ears upward.
    Note: more wisdom from wodehouse this time on dancing
  • C. shared from The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
    It is a terrible thing to be obsessed by a milkman.
    Note: words of wisdom from wodehouse
  • C. shared from a Personal Document
    The East, until very recently, had belonged to the NKVD. One secret of Himmler’s success was that he was able to exploit the legacy of Soviet power in the places where it had most recently been installed.
    Note: More Bloodlands
  • C. shared from a Personal Document
    As many Soviet prisoners of war died on a single given day in autumn 1941 as did British and American prisoners of war over the course of the entire Second World War.
    Note: More from Bloodlands
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